Food Safety

FDA starts food facility registration process

November 8, 2012

After a three-week delay, food facilities are now able to register or re-register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The agency recently released revised guidelines to help food companies comply with food-safety act requirements. Although the agency is a bit behind the schedule mandated under the Food Safety Modernization Act, the deadline for food facilities to register is still Dec. 31.

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Universal food-labeling system is set to roll across the U.K.

November 5, 2012

A new food-labeling system to help shoppers choose the healthiest eating options is set to launch across supermarkets in the U.K.

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Focus on Innovation:

New metal detection technology is the right ingredient at Thymly Products

October 19, 2012

Thymly Products, a leading manufacturer of dry mix ingredients for bakeries, knows that food safety standards are more important than ever today. A recently metal detection equipment upgrade for large bulk products and packages proved to be just the right ingredient Thymly needed.

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U.S. consumers only slightly concerned about safety of U.S. food supply

October 18, 2012

Despite frequent food safety outbreaks, a report from NPD Group indicates that concern levels about the safety of the U.S. food supply remain relatively constant with temporary spikes when news of an outbreak occurs.

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FDA says it can’t afford new food safety law

October 4, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it’s finding it difficult to implement expansive new rules to improve food safety, citing a lack of money. This comes nearly two years after the law was signed. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg says that the agency will soon issue new regulations to enforce the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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FDA and OMB sued for delay of updated Food Safety Act implementation

September 6, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) were sued for the months-long delay in implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Advocates say the FDA missed important deadlines.

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Paring it Down

August 22, 2012
Portion-controlled snacks are more popular than ever, as consumers look to limit their calorie and fat intake.

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Custom food colors made safely with raw materials

August 14, 2012

Sensient Colors, L.L.C., St. Louis, says its premium level of sourcing and quality standards for natural color safety result in custom colors that originate from strictly qualified global sources. The products are made under the highest levels of safety. The unit of Sensient Technologies supplies innovative food color and proprietary technologies using advanced technologies and color expertise.

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Talk about sustainability

August 14, 2012
Visiting what’s considered this country’s most sustainable production operation—Frito-Lay North America’s Casa Grande snack food plant—I was impressed, to say the least, by such a progressive place.
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Meet food safety standards with the right equipment

July 5, 2012
Click here to read a column from Jan Eudy of Cintas Corp. about selecting the proper personal protective equipment to meet the new safety standards governing the food industry.
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